Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 25 Mar 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Mar 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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								Farnacres 25 March 1782

Messrs. Mulcaster


      We have reced your Letters of the 22d & 23d and return you the Assays which we propose weighing in the New Scales at Langley Mill, and desire that you will take care of them for that purpose.   The Result of the weighing of them by our Scales is as follows

                        80th oz Pw. Grs.10th

Rampgill Slag           50   6. 2. 12     p[er] Fodder Refineable

Do. & Middle Cleugh Do. 59   7. 4. 13. 2  p[er] Fodder Refineable

	The other Assays of Middle Cleugh Cutting Slag and Rampgill Slag are both refineable.

	We have rece’d the Report of Mess.rs Mulcaster & Thornton and are much obliged to Mr. Peter Mulcaster.   We are

      Your Hble Servts.

      Walton & Turner.			

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